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Jul 24, 2012 11:30pm PDT
and the people that have come through and the team that came through and helped and supported us all after the incident, we can't fault them. >>> lieutenant cavarese has been with the department since 1994. he is currently on administrative duty and he's also turned in two weapons. his service weapon and his personal firearm. >>> and in 12 minutes a new development in the case of the suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi. the decision on whether to pursue charges against the mayor. >>> a santa clara probation officer was injured after he shot himself in the leg. authorities say two people have been taken into custody but are not releasing any more details. we do have a crew arriving at the scene and we'll bring you more information during this newscast. >>> a trip to the russian river turned deadly today for a young man from santa rosa. firefighters were called to sunset beach river park in forestville around 4:20 this afternoon. sheriff's deputies say the victim was a 20-year-old young man. they said he was swimming with friends when he went under water. friends say he flew how to swim and wa
KICU
Jul 12, 2012 11:30pm PDT
>>> she's out of the hospital after a bout with flesh eating bacteria and telling us how a small cut nearly cost her her life. good evening i'm julie haener. >> and i'm frank somerville. it's the kind of ordeal that's hard to imagine. tonight a bay area 12-year-old is recovering from a near fatal case of flesh eating bacteria. new at 10:00, debra villalon is live in sonoma county where it all started with just a small cut on her knee. >> a cut that led to a life threatening infection. missy pendington had hoped to show her lamb at the fair. but missy is not getting around the family farm like she used to after she lost the skin on her right leg, almost the leg itself to flesh eating bacteria. >> yeah it was just a cut and they stitched it up. >> reporter: just a one inch cut above the knee needing six stitches. two days later, swelling, pain and fever and back at the local er the doctor rushed to air lift her to children's hospital. >> i knew i had to rush her. >> by the time we got to the hospital, it was up her thigh and to her ankle. >> reporter: this is the metal missy caugh
KICU
Jul 9, 2012 11:30pm PDT
in april. john mogeloff says the project is a good use of this space. >> it's an empty parcel and here we have a community that has said what they want. >> reporter: the development project would boost the city's tax revenue. >> one of the thing that is the city council has to look at is it's an opportunity for development. also an opportunity to revitalize a part of san pablo avenue the gate way to the city that could use a little help right now. >> reporter: i just checked in, they are still taking public comment. frank and julie we will be here monitoring the situation and if the city council does vote on rezoning in this newscast we'll bring it to you live. reporting live tonight here in albany, i'm heather holmes. >>> wilfredo "flaco" reyes is awaiting sentencing. ramos received that it was reyes who was the actual killer. and ramos attorney is suspicious about the timing of this arrest. >> one can only think they put off arresting this man because they knew if they got them in during edwin's trial the truth would come out that edward did not murder the bolonia family. >>> jury secti
KICU
Jul 10, 2012 11:30pm PDT
the owner hasn't taken a position. >> the voters can decide but it's not up to us. >> reporter: other merchants say a ban is necessary because some people sitting on the sidewalk are disruptive and intimidate customers. >> people tell us that they don't come to telegraph as much anymore, telegraph avenue because they don't like the sidewalks here. >> reporter: opponents packed into tonight's meeting and some carried signs they said the proposed signs discriminate signs -- against the homeless. >> they are going to fine someone who seemed impoverished over a person that doesn't. >>> if the council votes to put the proposed ban. it will go into effect july 2013. a citation will carry a $75 fine or community service. if there is a vote during our newscast we will of course bring it to you. reporting live here in berkeley, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a motorists survived a very close call this evening after she lost control of her van and plunged about 100 yards down an enbankment. the officer happened shortly after 6:00 off skyline boulevard in the oakland hills. firefighters wer
KICU
Jul 3, 2012 11:30pm PDT
>>> the independence day holiday is upon us. the first big fireworks show actually took place tonight. in fact, it just wrapped up minutes ago with more on tap for tomorrow. good evening i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. today police begin their dui patrols. new at 10:00, matt keller is in campbell after riding with officers on dui patrol. >> reporter: looking deputies begin their dui patrol looking to keep drunk drivers off the roads. 18 kegs were ordered waiting for pick up as people get ready to celebrate independence day with a beer or two. >> a lot of the cocktail drinks and white wine is very hot this week and beer is the most popular thing. a lot of kegs. >> reporter: no holiday time off for santa clara county sheriff deputies. 700 people were arrested for drunk driving over the fourth of july weekend last year. tuttle is asking to add to that by watching signs. >> drifting within the lane or drifting tr lane to lane. >> reporter: a first time drunk driving conviction means you could lose your license for at least four months, face up to six months in jail,
KICU
Jul 19, 2012 11:30pm PDT
to each location. >> this van allows us to determine whether or not there's enough probably cause for arrest. >> reporter: ismael arragon was arrested, police say after viewing the images they see it's haunting. >> some of it does stay with you and acts as a motivation to try to clean the streets up from this kind of a problem. >> reporter: police say the 32- year-old man arrested at this home is married and works at a local hardware store and detectives like most people arrested for child porn he did not have a criminal record. >>> here are four mug shots of people arrested today. and here are five other photos. officers arrested a total of 15 men today. >>> a san francisco medical examiner has identified a man who was shot and killed yesterday by police. a female officer shot 32-year- old prolong at washington and davis street near the embarcadero after he lunged at the officer with a box cutter. minutes ago the man used that box cutter to injure a coworker. >>> in san francisco, police named a driver today who was involved in a brief chase and crashed that we told you about las
KICU
Jul 18, 2012 11:30pm PDT
election. coming up in 10 minutes, u c students tell us why their votes aren't necessarily guaranteed. >>> at 10:15 this morning, police say a worker at pier 17 slashed another working with a box cutter. investigators say it was an unprovoked attack. the suspect later identified as a 30-year-old cambodian man ran off. about ten minutes, later, police officers spotted him at washington and davidson streets in the financial district. >> when the officer found him and took him on, basically the suspect produced a box cutter and lunged at the officer. >> police say that's when a female officer fired two shots. both hit the man in his torso. he was taken to a hospital, but later died. >>> funeral services were held for a 5-year-old boy who was killed backing out of a car. he tells us why at first, it seemed like the little boy was going to be okay. >> reporter: sheriff deputies just wrapped up their investigation here in just the past two hours and are calling the death of a 5-year-old boy a tragic accident. tonight, it was busy for a different reason. sheriffs deputies doing an investigat
KICU
Jul 4, 2012 11:30pm PDT
: this family from pennsylvania told us, its their first time visiting san francisco, and this 4th of july is special. mom and dad are from jordan, and this is their first independence day as american citizens. >> just the respect that everybody gets. the respect of religion, the respect of origin. just the heritage. >> reporter: the couple told always us they want their children to know why they're celebrating today. >> they know what independence means, like the 4th of july. yeah, it means a lot to be free. >> reporter: the san francisco based group zoo station entertained folks who arrived early. >> we decided to do san francisco this year. >> reporter: the fireworks show producer told us 6,000 explosives were used to dazzle the audience. they came away impressed by what they saw. reporting live in san francisco, amber lee, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> here's another look now at those fireworks. news chopper 2 is in the area and got a great overhead view of tonight's show. you can see that the fog held off just long enough for the folks to see the show. started around 9:30 and lasted 23 mi
KICU
Jul 5, 2012 11:30pm PDT
was riding a gray horse number eight. a witness tells us that he started off strong and then fall back and got too close to another horse and was thrown on to to track. >> it seemed like he might have overcorrected and he came across the nine horse, clipped heels with the nine horse and stumbled badly and the jockey flew over the horse to the racetrack. >> reporter: officials say it appears that herr era might have been trampled. >> we had an ambulance that was following the race, emergency personnel responded immediately. he was taken to medical trauma in castro valley which he was then pronounced dead. >> reporter: county fair officials tell me they plan to remember herr era with a moment of silence before tomorrow's race. but this is just a shock for the racing community. the last fatality here was on july 5 back in 1975, ilan gonzalez, there's a memorial race that was named for him that is supposed to go on saturday. and i'm told that will go on. officials are conducting an investigation into the accident. reporting live, jana katsuyama, ktvu news. >>> a 3-year-old boy from gilroy
KICU
Jul 16, 2012 11:30pm PDT
to find it's niche. we are live at yahoo headquarters to tell us about the surprise move. >> reporter: all is quiet here but online many are talking about how she has been tapped to take the reigns. some say she can turn the company around. >> the 37-year-old is known to many many the tech worm as being smart and talented. news that she left her job as a tonight executive it be the ceo came as a surprise. she started as an engineer. she is responsible for creating google search and was the vice president of google maps and google services. she said i'm excited to start my new role tomorrow. on the yahoo campus employees said they are excited and hopeful. the company has had five co's in five-years and has been struggling to reestablish itself. now. where near as bad as apple when steve jobs took it over. it's what can be done, it's going to take a major effort. >> reporter: it was thought the interim chief executive would get the job. but analysts call this a major score for yahoo. >> i know her to be smart, driven, disciplined and demanding. so any team she puts together better expect a
KICU
Jul 20, 2012 11:30pm PDT
mikaelian. >> and i'm frank somerville. for most of us it's unfathomable. a man armed to the teeth looking to do damage. amber lee is live in san jose to show us the mood at bay area theaters that are showing the dark knight rises. but our coverage begins with the movie that did not go as scripted. >> reporter: this graphic illustrates what some folks said as the smoke spread and they saw a silhouette on the screen of the gunman. at first they thought it was a part of the movie. then reality hit with the movies. >> we thought it was part of the movie, there was a shoot out scene. >> there was this one guy who was on all fours crawling. there was this girl spitting up blood. there were bullet holes in some people's backs, some people's arms. >> the first thing we see is a 14 or 15-year-old girl with bullets in her chest and her head, she was about to die there. >> reporter: her injured daughter has been releaseed from the hospital. >> people were running away. i hit the ground so i wouldn't be hit. >> reporter: many were hit, some fatally. >> we found out that he was shot, and that his girl
KICU
Jul 6, 2012 11:30pm PDT
death of preston orlando a tragic accident. they did not reveal how it happened but say the gun used was not the service weapon of preston's father and san jose police officer brandon orlando. >> we have determined that the firearm that was used was a personally owned firearm. at this time i'm not able to divulge who it belonged to. and i can also confirm that it did not belong to any government agency. >> reporter: other children were at the house at the time of the shooting but determined they were not directly involved. now officers are looking into other circumstances. >> one of those things will be how firearms were stored at the time of the resident. >> reporter: accident prevention act allows for adults to be responsible for a shooting. >> to put a safety lock would probably be the best. to empty out the bullets. >> reporter: no arrests have been made but the law is clear. if the person a parent or guardian no arrest of the person for the alleged violation shall occur until at least seven days after the accidental shooting. defense attorney steve davidson has worked gun cases
KICU
Jul 11, 2012 11:30pm PDT
are telling us why they don't plan to intervene. >> marine experts are monitoring that wayward dolphin that is creating a stir in south san francisco, and a bit of a concern as well. the dolphin was seen sweeping in colma creek. ken wayne is live now to tell us why animal experts plan to leave the dolphin alone, at least for now. >> we just saw the dolphin about 15 minutes ago, here in the darkness of colma creek. as best as we can tell, he's still in the area. what happens next to the dolphin is largely up to him. as the sunset behind the fog, the wayward dolphin seemed content to swim in the murky water. the creek is a channel behind a costco and next to industrial warehouses. workers shut off an ultrasonic device. >> reporter: tracy estrada spotted it this morning. >> i walk this trial every day with my coworkers, and i saw the fin sticking up out of the water. i thought shark. i finally figured out it was a dolphin. >> reporter: it's thought to be a bottle nose. cireious onlookers stop to watch. many expressing concern that the dolphin could be ill, or in danger. >> they're beautif
KICU
Jul 23, 2012 11:30pm PDT
and ktvu was told a teenager began performing cpr. two witnesses also told us the child and others were playing a game in the pool. >> they were playing, let's hold our breath under water the longest. >> the boy was resuscitated and taken to the hospital. at this point he's said to be in serious condition. >>> a tense stand off is under way in east oakland where police have been at a home for two hours. two suspects wanted for shooting at a chp patrol car were in a home near 23rd avenue. officers then surrounded the house around 3:30 and evacuated several homes as a precaution. the men are wanted for attempted murder following a shooting on interstate 880 on saturday night. two other people were arrested earlier today in connection with that incident. no one was hurt when the chp car was hit by bullets. >>> the suspect in the colorado movie shooting made his first appearance in court today. james holmes remained silent but his orange red hair spoke volumes. some of the injured victims and those who were killed looked on. >> reporter: without fire power and body armour this accused mass
KICU
Jul 26, 2012 11:30pm PDT
on the bay bridge that will keep drivers on course. jana katsuyama is live to show us this unique system and what the bridge will look like at night. >> reporter: that's right frank we are on the deck right now on the eastern span and we're giving you the first glimpse of the custom system. what makes it different is this. each one of these has led lights. it's going to be pretty impressive. tonight caltrans put the system to the test. as the evening commute wound down across the bay bridge. caltrans prepared to light up the new eastern span. once twilight hit the bay, caltrans hit the switch. a flood of light beams shot through the light. the new light system is meant to flood the road with light. the light poles were manufactured in nebraska. the challenge to create a diagnosal pole. >> this pole is 2 inches thick and it's strictly to be able to take the shock the of an earthquake. >> reporter: the lightnings were developed by musco's light in iowa. >> it was from scratch and designed only for this project. it's definitely a first. >> reporter: the led system costs $18 million. caltran
KICU
Jul 17, 2012 11:30pm PDT
is back in the bay area for the first time since leaving about three months ago. her attorney told us her client returned without her and mirkarimi's young son theo. >> the commission is going to see that she's not afraid of ross, she loves ross, she feels some what invaded by this entire process. she's committed to her family, committed to ross, committed to her son. >> this happened yesterday. >> reporter: kenney told us lopez will put into context this emotional video made by neighbor madison of lopez displaying a bruise on her arm caused by mirkarimi. >> she got completely freaked out by what mrs. madison said to her regarding custody of theo. >> this is an only in san francisco story. >> reporter: former san francisco prosecutor jim hammer says mirkarimi's defense team is taking a chance. >> it's a last shot to change how people feel about this case. >> reporter: it's hard to say what people say on the bench. >> i've never seen a case that is solidly a political case. >> reporter: reporting live, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> it is a big money court decision, a journey in alame
KICU
Jul 30, 2012 11:30pm PDT
felony weapons and drug charges. law shared with us these photographs of what they found inside his jeep when they arrested him. 5800 rounds of ammunition, a shot gun, hand gun, marijuana, $900 in cash and a knife. >> we will do all we can to make sure we handle this case appropriately so this individual is unable to continue to be on the street. >> reporter: the da said investigators are still trying to find how he got the weapons. he first came to the attention of the police last month when he harassed threatened neighbors. >> he liked to say how he was in special ops. i know -- those people that tried to engage him. >> reporter: police say during the first encounter with him he allowed them to search the vehicle. at that time they found a loaded shot gun and a rifle. he was taken to the hospital and later release. investigators want to know how he got more ammunition and weapons in the three weeks between the two times they had contact with him. police credit alert neighbors for keeping him off the street. >> we have a great working relationship with the community and they didn't h
KICU
Jul 2, 2012 11:30pm PDT
18 showed us the barrel they are using to collect fireworks. that station on 50th avenue. residents welcome to drop off fireworks, no questions asked. police say they plan to get rid of any fireworks they take. >> a 63-year-old man is recovering tonight after fighting off a mountain lion. he said he is still to shaken to talk abouta. it happened round one o'clock yesterday morning in the sierra foothills as the man slept next to the river. the department of fish and game took this video of the man's sleeping bag, you can see in a moment it's been ripped and torn by the claws of the big a. the man said that he was sleeping when he awoke to feel a paw on his head. >> the lion pleadly started an attack. it bit had his head, on the hands. >> reporter: fish and game said that man fought back and the mountain lion backed off running away in to the woods. thehe man had wounds leaving blood stains on his clothing. he was able to drive himself to a hospital where he was treated and released. a tracking team with dogs was dispatched to the area to try to locate him. officials with the depar
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Jul 13, 2012 11:30pm PDT
is first for robbery and car theft. >> video obtained by us shows a fight before hit and run accident that put a 29-year-old cal fire firefighter in a coma. it was shot last thanksgiving inside a jack in the box on gary street in san francisco. the defense attorney for the 24- year-old said firefighter albert bartal started it by pushing a trash can to a group of people and punching him in the face when he tried to intervene. prosecutors say he later hit the firefighter with a suv. his attorney said that someone else was doing the driving. the man was been in a coma ever since. >> a judge sentenced a man to 165 areas in prison for lifting his two daughters. a jury convicted him in may on 11 counts of committing a lewd act with a child under 14. the daughter is now 20 -- daughters testified against him. he pleaded no contest to charges he molested his stepdaughter. >>> the east oakland sports center that's been the target of burglaries is holding a fundraiser later this month. the boxing association said that robbers have taken everything from computers to boxing gloves to art supplie
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Jul 27, 2012 11:30pm PDT
to be saved from salaries to pension costs and use of resources. >> 3.3% of their calls are for fires. this is no longer a firefighting agency, the most expensive way of delivering emergency health caron the planet >> reporter: the chief said they have tightened their belt and this is a last resort. >> we recognize that everybody is facing financial challenges as well. we think we have done our part to try to cut costs and control costs. >> reporter: now if it goes through the tax we are told would generate $16 million a year but first the board has to decide if they will put it on the ballot. >> more details on a tax proposal if approved it would cost most $75 a year. apartment owners $37.50 a year. the owners of commercial property, $75 per quarter acre, the it needs two thirds approval to pass. >> new video tonight of the latest killing in oakland. about 7:30 this evening a man was shot to death at 3107, 13th avenue in east oakland. his family said he was coming home from work and died right there on his doorstep. police are looking for an armed suspect who was seen running the
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Jul 25, 2012 11:30pm PDT
:45, the threat of rising water. the evidence scientists point to, saying it will affect us all. >>> there is word tonight that accused colorado movie theater gunman james holmes mailed a notebook about the killings to a colorado university psychologist. the package sat unopened in the university mail room for as long as a week before it was found on monday. it contains crude drawings of a stick figure with the gun, and details of the attack. the university has a different story. the university says the package was delivered on monday, and then found the same day. it's not clear if holmes had prior contact with the psychiatrist. >>> a father killed in that massacre was laid to rest. 51-year-old gordon cowden was the oldest of the victims. >>> disability rights advocates filed a federal lawsuit today against wal-mart, claiming it refuses to make credit card payment terminals accessible to customers in wheelchairs and scooters. you would swipe your card beyond the reach of disabled customers at many of its stores. the class action lawsuit was filed in san francisco by berkely center for independent
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